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Old 07-19-2005, 05:32 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm no PC guru, but I'm pretty positive that this PC could NOT BE BUILT. I found this on a NEWEGG review thread and I couldn't help but share it with you!!! Note that this guys is referring to a BFG Tech Geforce 7800GTX 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 VIVO PCI Express x16 Video Card ($700+) for picture viewing!!! BTW , what the Hell is RAID 10??? LOL! The post follows... KON

"Awesome!!!
Wow. Thats all I can say. I just put two of these in my grandmothers computer because she was wanting more speed loading web pages and family photos. The performance is unbelievable. I wonder how good the new JAVA 5.0 will look? Shes soo happy now. Here are the specs.

A8N-SLI Deluxe Mobo
AMD X57 San Diego CPU
4 Gigs 400 Corsair XMS memory
2x BFG 7800GTX Vid cards
4x WD Raptor SATA 74Gb @ RAID 0+1
4x WD Raptor SATA 74Gb @ RAID 10
2x SSI SLI 850w Power Supply
2x Plextor DVD/DL Burner
Lian Li PC-V2100A case
Koolance EXOS-2 Water Cooling
2x ViewSonic VX924 19" 4ms"
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Old 07-19-2005, 05:38 AM   #2 (permalink)
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That all sounds like another way to say "I have cash bonfires on the weekends."

Raid 10 and Raid 0+1 are the same thing as far as I knew. Basically you've got two mirror sets that together make up one raid 0 stripe set.

That sounds like a totally idiotic setup though. With that many drives, he'd be better off using them all in some monstrous Raid 5 or Raid 7 array, and it would be just as fault tolerant and hot swappable.

I hope grandma has a server rack at her place to store that thing in, I bet its LOUD.

EDIT: By the way, if I was going to try to burn $10,000+ on a PC, I'd at least have multiprocessor, lol.
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something leads me to believe that either he is full of crap or has a crazy and incredibly wealthy grandmother. jeez how could there even be enough of a problem on integrated graphics for a grandmother to justify wanting a gfx card upgrade

edit: holy crap!!! i didn't look at the number of drives before. i just saw "WD raptor" and assumed there were maybe two of them. i hope like hell this guy is lying and is still operating on a commodore 64 because i just hate people that could burn money like that
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Old 07-19-2005, 05:46 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Grandma must like playing the latest games at 2048x1536 w/ 8x AA and all the sliders pushed up past max...
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Old 07-19-2005, 07:14 AM   #5 (permalink)
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So thats the moron who keeps fragging me in CS:Source...grandma, huh?
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Old 07-19-2005, 07:18 AM   #6 (permalink)
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oops :| no that was me on my pentium II with 8mb integrated graphics. lmao. thats why i hate people (even though guaranteed this is a load of s**t) who don't really deserve to have the hardware they have
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Wow. Thats just said. This guy knows nothing about computers. I can run pictures perfectly with a 500mhz P3.
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Old 07-19-2005, 07:58 AM   #8 (permalink)
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sounds like a joke to me
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Old 07-19-2005, 08:07 AM   #9 (permalink)
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sounds like a joke to me
Yes, thats right. dont believe everything you read on the net
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No way thats real. Anybody who would be that stupid wouldn't be smart enough to list the specs in the way that this reviewer did.
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